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FRANK BARNETT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Brady violation — Impeachment evidence

Appellant Frank Barnett was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City of wear, carry, and transport of a handgun on person; possession of a regulated firearm; and conspiracy to wear, carry, and transport a handgun on person. Appellant presents the following questions for our review: “1. Did the State withhold material evidence favorable to Appellant in violation of Brady v. Maryland, and deny Appellant due process by withholding evidence pertaining to the impeachment of its key witness, Charlene Davis, in conjunction with the presentation of false testimony by and about Charlene Davis relative to such evidence, in violation of Brady? 2. Was the evidence insufficient to sustain Appellant’s convictions?” Finding …

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